On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1935

Historical Events

  • 1st major league night baseball game, in Cincinnati (Reds 2, Philadelphia 1)

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Micklin Silver, American film director (Hester Street; Crossing Delancey), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2020)
  • Valerie Capers, American jazz pianist, composer ("Sing About Love"; "Sojourner"), and educator, born in New York City

Famous Weddings

  • Swedish princess Ingrid marries Danish crown prince Frederik (IX)
1935 Highlights

About May 24, 1935

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini